If the Meet Me within the Toilet documentary did not satiate your want for wild tales of intercourse, medicine and rock n’ roll in NYC within the early 2000s, singer songwriter Fletcher C Johnson is right here to assist. Having performed in The Weight earlier than beginning a solo profession (his most up-to-date album is 2019’s Are You Feelin It?), Fletcher is without doubt one of the most interesting bartenders Brooklyn has identified for the final 20 years, and has seen and lived lots whereas right here. He is put that gathered information into podcast, Listening to Fletcher C Johnson, which has beforehand tackled such topics as style and STDs. Each these appear to be only a primer for the brand new season’s three-part mini-series “The Full Historical past of Williamsburg.”
This is Fletcher’s intro for the primary episode: “Within the 12 months 2000 it was NOT okay to be indie AND attractive. Not Allowed! However by means of a string of 80s nights, homosexual golf equipment, and indie songs with disco backbeats horniness seeped again into the choice neighborhood (to the dismay of some).” Different topics inside “The Full Historical past of Williamsburg” embrace Todd P, McCarren Park’s “vagina tree,” wild Alantans, the Pool Events, Fletcher’s skill to reside effectively on nearly nothing, debaucherous spots like Royal Oak and Savalas, and plenty extra. It ought to be mentioned that is FCJ’s full historical past of Williamsburg as he skilled it, so it is probably not your full historical past of Williamsburg and it is actually not Williamsburg’s Full Historical past, however is nonetheless a really eventaining podcast sequence by a person who lived by means of it and continues to be right here to inform the story.
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